Sign up for your 2 week free trial

Of Gods And Men (2010)

Write review

3 out of 10 Very slow moving
Denise from Sligo, 05 Mar 2013
Because it won all those awards, I thought I would be really moved by this. However I am glad I was watching it alone as I could fast-forward some of the very long silent stretches. All I can say is that it's based on true events, is quite sad and spiritual, and the monks/priests hardly seemed like they were acting at all...more like you were getting to see their real day-to-day lives.
Was this review helpful to you? 
0 people out of 0 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment
3.5 out of 10 A slow burner
Mona from Dublin, 28 Nov 2012
A very dramatic ending that is touching as it's true. This one is a slow piece of movie that it made a sensitive viewer. Shows another way of life; the sacrifice, the beauty and personal joy and the harshness. Worth a watch.
Was this review helpful to you? 
0 people out of 0 found this review helpful
0 Comments...      leave a comment

What's it about....
A monastery perched in the mountains of North Africa in the 1990s. Eight French Christian monks live in harmony with their Muslim brothers. When a crew of foreign workers is massacred by an Islamic fundamentalist group, fear sweeps though the region. The army offers them protection, but the monks refuse. Should they leave? Despite the growing menace in their midst, they slowly realize that they have no choice but to stay... come what may. This film is loosely based on the...

(read more)

  • View The Girl Who Played With Fire
  • View Goodbye Mr. Chips
  • View The Sweeney
  • View Predator
  • View Meet Me In St Louis
  • View Man On A Ledge (Blu-ray)
  • View Last Emperor, The
  • View Rear Window
  • View Django Unchained
  • View Little Ashes
  • View Once Were Warriors
  • View Taxi Driver
  • View 25th Hour
  • View Postman Pat: Magic Christmas
  • View The Sapphires
  • View 13 Conversations About One Thing
  • View The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
  • View The Place Beyond Pines
  • View Alias Season 2
  • View Boycott
  • View Pay It Forward
  • View My Name Is Bruce (Blu-ray)
  • View Working Girl
  • View Beyond The Sea The Bobby Darin Story
  • View Breaking Bad: Season 4
  • View Away We Go
  • View Nanny McPhee And The Big Bang (Blu-ray)
  • View Double Indemnity
  • View Skyline (Blu-ray)
  • View Paranormal Activity 4 (Blu-ray)
  • View 50/50
  • View TT: Closer To The Edge
  • View The Enforcer
  • View Insomnia (1997)
  • View Misery
  • View Windtalkers
  • View 47 Ronin (Blu-ray)
  • View RED (Blu-ray)
  • View Machine Gun Preacher (Blu-ray)
  • View A Good Day To Die Hard (Blu-ray)